The ten best movie witches
Hollywood's most notable hocus pocus hags
Tue Feb 12 2013
Jennifer (Veronica Lake)
‘I Married a Witch’ (1942)
Knockout. She may have spent 300 years buried under a tree, but time has not withered her beauty.
Crimes against menfolk is her bag. She’s out for revenge against an up-and-coming politician whose Puritan ancestor burned her at the stake back in the bad old days. A bolt of lightning has just brought her back to life.
1/10. With that come-hither purr, you’ve got to be kidding. Jennifer is more malicious minx than malevolent. Incidentally, she was the inspiration for the TV show ‘Bewitched’.
‘Why do you look at me that way? Oh, my dress. Do you like it?’